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Owner: aerostealth
XLT Towing Keystone 5th wheel trailer: 2014 Ford Keystone 5th Wheel XLT
Displacement: 3.5 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 15 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0
Frontal area: 97 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: factory installed
Description: Ford XLT 3.5 L Ecoboost engine 4X4 with a 6.5 ft bed towing a Keystone Cougar 5th wheel trailer 33 ft long. Trailer weighs 9,100 lbs, and the truck weighs 5,700 lbs. The rear wake are is 65 sq ft. A project boat tail could reduce the wake area to 37 sq ft. A preliminary mpg scan gauge reading was 8.3 mpg Hwy. A projected wake area reduction of 44% yields a 22% improvement in Hwy mpg to 10.1 mpg. This is what this project is about.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: None

Planned Mods: Boat Tail
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 0 mpg(US)
EPA highway 8.3 mpg(US)
EPA combined 0 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 9.17 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 9.69 mpg(US)
90 days 9.18 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Nov 20, 2016

(Created: 2016-03-19 00:49:00 / Modified: 2016-11-29 14:32:33)


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